How to Beat Minotaur | FF8

This is a walkthrough for the boss Minotaur from the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVIII). Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat Minotaur, including Minotaur's stats and other useful information.

How to Beat Minotaur


Float, Junction the ability Draw, Magic, and GF.


Sacred and Minotaur have a passive ability where they regen when connected on the ground. They also have a teamwide attack that deal medium physical damage.
The Brothers also have a move called Mad Cow Special which is a ground type move and is only used when both of the brothers are alive.


Cast float on both brothers to remove their regen, then draw and cast protect to everyone. Quickly eliminate Minotaur which is the stronger of the 2 brothers to stop them from using their combo.

Brothers - Stats and Basic Information

MinotaurMinotaur Lv HP
1 ~ 75 855 ~ 36375
Exp (Bonus) AP
- 20
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 1 -1 2 2 1 1
Effective Status Attacks
Regen, Reflect Float, Drain, Fractional Damage

【Numeric Value】= Weakness Ratio,【x】Ineffective,【-】Absorbs

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